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Accurate elemental analysis of functional polymer additives using X-ray fluorescence

The webinar will discuss accurately elemental analysis of functional polymer additives and elements representative for RoHS/REACH regulated substances, using X-ray Fluorescence (XRF).
Different XRF solutions using dedicated and unique polymeric XRF calibration standards will be explained. Comparison with European Reference Materials and results of international Proficiency Testing Programs are discussed demonstrating our unique solutions.
The webinar targets operators and managers from process- and quality control departments of polymer industries and service labs, interested in advanced XRF solutions for the polymer industry.

Webinar details

Recorded on April 14, 2015
Duration 1 hour

Panelist: Taco van der Maten has a chemical analytical background and worked for almost 20 years in the petrochemical and polymer industry. He joined PANalytical in Almelo (the Netherlands) in 2006 and currently holds the position of Marketing Manager for the Petrochemical and Polymer industries. He is also a Director of ASTM International and Chairman of ASTM committee F40 on regulated substances in materials and a Member of ASTM committee D20 on Plastics and committee D02 on Petroleum Products, Liquid Fuels, and Lubricants.



  • Accurate elemental analysis of functional polymer additives using X-ray fluorescence
  • 14 April 2015, 16:00 - 14 April 2015, 16:45
  • UTC+02:00 Europe/Amsterdam

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